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really the gap between the campaign rhetoric and what the obama administration's actual policy was in iraq because you have to ask yourself the question, what does it mean to end a war? and it's lot more than simply removing troops and actually, when president obama approached iraq, he, himself, and his team, thought it entailed a lot more than removing troops them tried create a power-sharing arrangement in iraq. tried to negotiate a sofa which initially -- >> status of forces agreement of when to remove troops. >> would have allowed initially as many as 10,000 american troops to stay and they also tried to work out an arrangement where there would be a fairly substantial civilian/american footprint to maintain our influence there and none of those things really happened. what happened is the troops left. >> tom, on afghanistan as well, the idea of when troops come out there's agreement about 2014 but i think what michael's speaking to the idea that troops coming home doesn't mean that the issues are settled and there's war weariness in america but what it's level of responsib
that the obama administration has been in talks to build a new syrian opposition leadership to stop the violence from spreading across the middle east. the plan is also intended to prevent radical islamic fighters from taking control of the opposition group. >>> in south carolina income tax returns were targeted in the largest cyber attack against a state tax department in american history. more than 3 million social security numbers were compromised along with more than a million businesses and personal credit and debit cards. >>> jerry sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach and convicted child sexual predator has been transferred to a super max security prison near pittsburgh where he'll serve his sentence of 30 to 60 years. >>> and the new world poker champ is a 24-year-old recovering drug addict and college dropout. greg merson of maryland is the new champ. he won on the 399th hand of texas hold 'em. look at that. collecting more than $8.5 million and a gold championship bracelet that's worth 150,000 bucks. looking cool with that stack of cash there. >>> and now a look at h
vehicles. the obama administration also launched an initiative to test the safety of these futuristic cars. >>> well, believe it or not, we're already well into the age where cars can park themselves. liz crenshaw behind the wheel of a new vehicle with that technology to see just how well it works in those tricky parallel spots. >> would you buy a car that could park itself? >> i would. >> it kind of freaks me out that you don't have full control of the car. >> a car that parks itself. you'd expect it to be expensive. it's been offered as an option on some luxury cars. but today that luxury has gone mainstream. car manufacturers like toyota and ford now offer the self-parking options at an affordable price. >> ford decided we have all the technology on the vehicle. let's make this something that's available to all consumers. >> richard is a spokesperson for ford, put me behind the wheel of a 2013 ford escape. first, the system detects an available parallel parking space. >> okay. hands off the wheel. just reverse. >> off the steering wheel. puts the car in reverse. >> you got it. and now b
ordered gas rationing based on your license plate number. meantime, the obama administration has ordered the purchase of as much as 22 million gallons of fuel and diesel for the areas hardest hit by sandy. many stations are closed because of damage or lack of power leading to lines that stretch for miles to get to the few stations that are open. >>> stay with news 4 and nbc washington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact and remember to help the storm victims you can go to red cross.org or call 1-800-help now and also text the word red cross to 90999 to make a $10 donation. >>> montgomery county police are asking for your help in finding a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman on the capitol crescent trail. police released this sketch of the suspect. late last month a 21-year-old woman was jogging on the trail near brookway drive when a man attacked her. he knocked her out, dragged her into the woods, and sexually assaulted her. police are asking anyone with any information on this incident to come forward. >>> and a man ness jail on a $2 million bail accused of throwing pipe
obama will not see the damage sandy caused in new york city in person. the obama administration says the president wants to make sure police and rescue aren't drawn away from their response to the disaster. the president often works with local police and first responders when the president travels to a disaster zone. new york city mayor michael bloomberg says he's fine with the president's decision. >> the governor of maryland and virginia will head to their respective states. virginia governor will go to chincoteague island while maryland governor will go to ocean city, where the town saw three feet of standing water due to flooding. and o'malley will visit the town of cristfield, which saw its worst flooding since gloria in 1985. news >>> news 4's melissa mollet is live in old town, where some people believe water could get higher. >> reporter: we'll have high tide at 10:00 tonight. and tom kierein telling me tomorrow may actually be the worst of it. take a look right now. we are at king and union. this entire area, as far as i can see, both left and right, completely shut down wit
, danella. the obama administration trying the keep the gas flowing as gas stations in the mid-atlantic and northeast are dealing with what happened after sandy. the epa temporarily waived some clean air act requirements in 16 states and the district. the waiver lets gas stations sell conventional gasoline instead of cleaner burning reformulated gas. the waivers last through november 20th. >>> hurricane sandy is expected to have a major effect on financial reports in the auto and housing markets. shartia brantley joins us live with news for your money. >> reporter: good morning. auto makers like chrysler, ford, gm, will report october sales later today. sales are forecast to rise 11% from a year ago, which would make it the best october for the industry since 2007. analysts say monday's superstorm on the east coast likely led to the loss of about 100,000 vehicles. dealers should be able to make that up this month. and sandy may have been very bad news for homeowners, but it's bringing some good news to the residential construction sector. "the new york times" reports constructi
be on the way for the gas shortage. the obama administration has ordered the purchase of as much as 22 million gallons of fuel and diesel for the areas hardest hit by sandy. people in new york and new jersey are having major problems getting gas. many stations are closed because of damage or lack of power leading to long lines that stretch for miles to get a few stations -- get to a few station thas are open. dominion power crews from our area are in new jersey this morning. while the power could be back on for people in manhattan by the end of today in parts of new jersey restoring power is taking a bit longer. news 4's jim rosenthal reports from essex falls, new jersey. >> 31 degrees outside. we're freezing. we have no heat. >> reporter: desperate pleas from the powerless in essex county. residents see utility trucks and beg for relief. >> is it tough on you guys? >> yeah. we're doing our best. there's a lot of damage. >> reporter: their best means navigating around a maze of massive downed trees, 100 of them in essex fells alone slowing restoration to the customers without power in a state
? >> there is certain uncertainty as to what will happen with a new administration if president obama is not reelected. >> reporter: another major concern for unauthorized immigrants, the fact that their personal information would be in the hands of the government that could potentially deport them. however, immigration services has said that unless these individuals pose a tletd to national security or have ai criminal history, their information will not be used against them. and while people like daniel will emerge from the shadows and finally be seen he still won't be heard. >> not a path to citizenship. >> exactly. or residency. it's not. >> reporter: this is just -- >> a temporary fix until congress gets its act together and can actually fix the broken immigration system. >> erika gonzalez, news4. >> tomorrow california lottery officials will reveal the name of a woman who nearly lost a $23 million jackpot. the woman bought the winning ticket for her mother back in may. according to "the los angeles times," she both forgot about the ticket until lottery officials published this photo and the daug
. meanwhile, mr. obama continues to field questions about his administration's response to the attack on the u.s. consulate on benghazi including with msnbc's "morning joe" co-hosts joe scarborough and mika brsysnski. >> i'm responsible and i don't shy away with from that. >> reporter: traveling with the president, kristen well ke, nbc news. >>> this is peter alexander in florida where mitt romney is trying to pump up the vote. vowing he would be a bipartisan leader mr. romney laid into the president. >> he promised that his would be a post partisan presidency. we have watched him over the last four years and he's been divisive and demonized any group that opposed him. >> reporter: marco rubio attacked president obama's proposals with his sharp partisan rebuke. >> they are the ideas of countries that people come here to get away from. >> reporter: mitt romney will stop first in the heavily republican panhandle. then in a democratic leaning county trying to slice into the president's lead before closing the day near tampa, a battleground within this swing state. meanwhile not wanting to risk ap
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. >>> president obama and chris christie toured some of damage. the president says his administration will not forget about the storm's victims. >> we're going to have a lot of work to do. i don't want anybody to feel that somehow this is all going to get cleaned up overnight. we want to make sure the people have realistic expectations. what i can promise you is the federal government will be working as closely with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >>> halloween will not take place until next monday in new jersey. governor chris christie seened an executive order postponing the holiday. he says it's too dangerous to celebrate right now in parts of his state. >>> firefighters in annapolis say a contractor was killed when a tree fell on him on home wood road just outside the naval academy. the man was part of a crew removing trees damaged by the storm. we're told the victim was in his late 40s or early 50s. >>> good morning. a new investigation is now being launched into whether lance armstrong will be able to keep his 2000 olympic bronze medal. the
in new jersey. >> all right, thank you. >>> president obama is promising a quick response from the federal government. he and new jersey governor chris christie toured some of the devastation sandy left behind. the president says his administration will not forget about the storm's victims. >> we're going to have a lot of work to do. i don't want anybody to feel that somehow this is all going to get cleaned up overnight. we want to make sure that people have realistic expectations. but what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials, and we will not quit until this is done. >> right now, fema has more than 2,000 workers on the ground in new jersey to help storm victims. >>> this morning we're getting a better perspective on how dangerous conditions were when sandy hit. take a look at some pretty dramatic video we got from the greenwich, connecticut, fire department. you can see three homes completely engulfed in flames in these pictures. firefighters say the wind, really strong winds kept them from
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